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A cost effective, compact solution to air quality measurement

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04/02/2016

The E4100 is a revolutionary air quality transmitter that measures up to four most common gaseous pollutants and basic meteorological data of ambient air. Measurement data is sent wirelessly to a web-based database or locally via a serial interface. Small and elegantly designed, the E4100 is excellent for monitoring air quality in urban areas and around industry. It is the first air quality ...

SGS and EI team up to help companies improve their energy performance

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09/02/2016

SGS United Kingdom Ltd and the Energy Institute (EI) have teamed up to offer energy training courses and a wide range of professional development skills to help companies continuously improve their energy performance. Using their renowned Academy, SGS is partnering with EI to provide different courses to help participants implement an effective energy management system (EnMS). The EI, the ...

Endangered Species Conservation

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09/02/2016

In late 2015, WKC was engaged to provide expert advice related to the conservation of Persian Wonder Gecko at a proposed development site in Dubai, UAE. Within Arabia, Persian Wonder Gecko (Teratoscincus scincus keyserlingii) are restricted to the UAE and are significantly threatened by habitat loss due to urban development and over-grazing. These reptiles are currently listed as ...

After 15 years, cleanup plan approved for contaminated town

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09/02/2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted final approval Monday to a costly cleanup program for a Montana community where health officials say hundreds of people have been killed by asbestos poisoning. The agency's action comes more than 15 years after it started emergency cleanup work in Libby following media reports that revealed rampant, asbestos-caused illnesses in the small town near ...

Shimadzu’s New High-Sensitivity GCMS Offers Outstanding Qualitative/Quantitative Performance and Exceptional Reliability

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05/02/2016

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announces the release of its new GCMS-QP2020 high-sensitivity gas chromatograph mass spectrometer. The instrument features a proprietary multi-function ion source, patented high-speed scan control, and a new ultra-fast turbomolecular pump ((TMP). These features, along with comprehensive databases and multiple sample introduction devices, enable excellent ...

Kartotrak.one, The Easy Route to Site Remediation

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08/02/2016

Kartotrak.one is a light version of Kartotrak. The software gathers Kartotrak exploratory data analysis and rapid mapping functionalities. Kartotrak, in its full version, enables more advanced geostatistical data modeling and uncertainty quantification associated with contaminated volumes or masses of pollutants. It can also model several pollutants together. As a player involved in ...

EPA Study Finds Electronics Recycling Standards are Well Implemented and Makes Recommendations for Further Improvement

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05/02/2016

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released a study assessing the implementation of the two third-party certification programs for electronic waste recyclers in the United States. EPA’s study found that the certification standards are being implemented by auditors with thorough knowledge of the standards.  “EPA’s study affirms that e-Stewards and R2 ...

Peristaltic Pumps Maximise Uptime and Eliminate Contamination

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09/02/2016

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has supplied peristaltic pumps to Novasep for its Sius TFF Skid, a tangential flow filtration system used in the biopharmaceutical industry to separate and concentrate biomolecules according to their size. The new skid is the first on the market to offer a 100 per cent single-use TFF solution. Watson Marlow 520UN/R2 and 620UN/RE pumps were selected to ...

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